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For the week of:
December 3-9, 2006

Dec. 4, 2006
Inline Opportunity or Talent Drain?
Skate insider Jim White provides some details — and a note from 'Inline Transition Manager' Derek Parra — about the USOC's new Wheels on Ice program.
Go to Jim's post.

Event News
Rolling the Black Ice at Golden Gate Park
San Francisco skaters will celebrate the new pavement at Golden Gate Park on Sunday with a 5K race and "Bladewalk."
Go to more info.
Go to Event News.

Week in Review
Texas Roundup results, Skate Coach's Happy Feet column (Part 1), a new Minnesota marathon, good news from the Olympics, fresh video and lots more ... last week on the Inline Planet.
Go to news review.
Go to News Archive.

Dec. 6, 2006
Skaters in the News
Matzger Guilty
After a two-hour trial, a federal judge convicts Eddy Matzger of skating on the Blue Ridge Parkway but commends his argument.
Go to Planet story.

Group Skate Mapper
Keep Rolling in Indiana
A little snow needn't keep you off your skates in Fort Wayne. ... Just sign up with the Roller Dome Speed Team, the latest addition to the Group Skate Mapper. You'll be in top shape by spring!
Go to Group Skate Mapper.

Dec. 8, 2006
Skate Tip of the Week
Bag It!
Toting a phone, some cash and an ID is a good idea for skaters. Just be sure to keep them dry. ... Skate legend Eddy Matzger explains how in this week's tip.
Go to Skate Tip.

Event News
Rain Delay
This weekend's wet forecast for San Francisco has pushed back the date for the Healthy Sunday 5K and Bladewalk by one week.

Go to more info.

Event News
Mexican Invite
Once again this year, organizers of the Copa Mexicanida Chiapaneca are offering free room and board to skaters from outside of Mexico. The 4-day event features international-style track racing and a marathon.
Go to more info.





Copyright 2006 by Robert Burnson

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